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Womb-to-tomb policies needed to tackle labor force decline

Womb-to-tomb policies needed to tackle labor force decline

East Asia is aging faster than any other region in history, and some middle-income and wealthier economies could lose as much as 15% of their working-age population by 2040, according to a new World Bank (WB) report.

Vietnam needs greater efficiency of energy sources

Vietnam needs greater efficiency of energy sources

(VOV) - Greater energy efficiency, expansion in renewables, and increased power trading in Asia could help Vietnam meet an expected 7-10% increase a year in power demand through 2030, said participants at a conference on November 4.

WB, Vietnam sign four cooperation projects

WB, Vietnam sign four cooperation projects

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong witnessed the signing of four cooperation agreements totaling US$507 million between Vietnam and the World Bank (WB) aiming to support Vietnam’s agricultural development, green transport and poverty reduction in Washington D.C., on July 9.

WB, Vietnam partner to tackle sustainable development

WB, Vietnam partner to tackle sustainable development

(VOV) - A Vietnam Development Report aiming to provide an insightful window into the opportunities available for the country to develop rapidly and sustainably through 2030 and beyond is anticipated to be completed by late 2015.

Vietnam vows to effectively use WB aid

Vietnam vows to effectively use WB aid

(VOV) -Vietnam sincerely appreciates the invaluable assistance the World Bank (WB) has provided in bolstering the national development process, has said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh.

WB offers assistance to HCM City

WB offers assistance to HCM City

The World Bank wants to develop close ties with Ho Chi Minh City, especially to support new projects to benefit local residents, said WB Vice President for East Asia and Pacific Axel van Trotsenburg.

WB promotes partnership with Vietnam

WB promotes partnership with Vietnam

(VOV) - The World Bank (WB) is keen to boost its partnership with Vietnam and pledges to support the country’s development programs.

Vietnam commits to WB aid efficiency

Vietnam commits to WB aid efficiency

(VOV) - The government of Vietnam will work closely with the World Bank to speed up the disbursement and increase the efficiency of its loans, PM Nguyen Tan Dung has said.

WB pledges continued support for Vietnam

WB pledges continued support for Vietnam

(VOV) - Vietnam is the world’s second largest beneficiary of the World Bank’s International Development Association (IDA) capital, behind only India.

WB Vice President visits Vietnam

WB Vice President visits Vietnam

(VOV) -The World Bank East Asia and Pacific Regional Vice President, Axel van Trotsenburg, is paying an official visit to Vietnam from May 6-9.

WB Vice President visits Vietnam

WB Vice President visits Vietnam

Vietnam represents an important development success story and our goal is to continue to find ways to support Vietnam in meeting its development challenges.